Clothing giant Next has bought the brand, website and intellectual property of Cath Kidston, after the vintage-themed homeware retailer was placed in administration, but will close the remainder of its shops. Administrators Zelf Hussain and Rachael Wilkinson of PWC arranged the sale of the homewares and lifestyle brand, which is known for its floral designs. Hussain said the pandemic and cost-of-living crisis were both major challenges for Cath Kidston to navigate.
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James Bowman, who has died aged 81, brought a much-needed dose of glamour to the public perception of the countertenor voice; he succeeded Alfred Deller as Oberon in Benjamin Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream, became the first countertenor to perform at Glyndebourne, and was the soloist in Purcell’s Celebration Ode during the opening concert of the Queen Elizabeth Hall in 1967.